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And remember, so much of what we can learn is told to us by the tool itself. Clockwise from top left: Woodworkers' gouge; jeweller or silversmiths' hand vice; round-nosed pliers for wire working. A pair of scissors made of silver is more likely to be for cutting grapes rather than fabric; a highly carved chisel and mallet will probably be ceremonial, such as this keel laying set. Generally, British patents do not carry a date; American ones do – which is helpful for research and identifying the source of a tool. Occasionally British tools will carry a patent number with a date! So look at pictures; or even other tools; books – even simple little books such as the Shire books can be very helpful; trade catalogues – they are a wonderful source of information; specialist societies' websites and many other online resources. 1790 cabinet maker's tool chest showing the craftsman at his workbench.

As explained by the Whitby Museum: A witchpost from East End Cottage, Egton.

Witch posts are almost exclusively a feature of the North York Moors region.

It has also been suggested that itinerant priests in the 17th century who sheltered in the house may have given a blessing on the house and its inhabitants, the occasion being recorded by the carving of a cross on one of these posts.

Whatever, the custom is of remote antiquity and a remarkable relic of superstition.

It is a solid upright timber of oak or rowan wood which is built as part of a house's structure, often by the fireplace.

It has a carved cross near the top of the post and it is thought their purpose was to protect the house and its inhabitants from witches.

The VISGAGE can be used to check any oil from a light spindle oil to heavy gear oils.

As Alan, one of the correct guesser in the Mystery Items quiz so aptly put it.

It was not only supposed to sharpen the pencil, it was also set up to sharpen the blade with a small stone inside.

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